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What can WE do?
Transcript of What can WE do?
What about Bahrain?
What did you think of the workshop?
What did you like/dislike about the workshop?
Do you feel like you are more aware now given all this information?
Thank you for your attention!
Toxic chemicals added to plastic are absorbed by human bodies
(Polyvinyl Chloride) and
Studies have shown that:
Plastic made with
- Decreases lung function, sperm count and increases weight gain and resistance to insulin.
Plastic made with
- Increase diabetes, heart disease and liver enzymes
: increase rates of miscarriage, PCOS (poly cystic ovarian syndrome), infertility, baldness, and ovarian cysts.
: Baby bottles found with BPA have been banned in the U.S. by the FDA in 2012 due to its negative effects on infants - endocrine disruptor affecting mood, growth and development.
1. Expanding manufacturing industry
2. Construction Projects
Growing Road Congestion
4. Rise in airport traffic
- Landfills and the sea.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Why is it important to recycle plastic?
has caused lots of damage to:
Marine Mammals (Entanglement & Plastic indigestion)
Saves Landfill space
Reduces pollution and greenhouse gas emissions
Why is it important to recycle
Keeps landfill space free for other types of trash that cannot be recycled
Did you know?
one ton of paper can save:
7,000 gallons of water
380 gallons of oil
3.3 cubic yards of landfill space
4000 kilowatts of energy = power to a home for 6 months
Reduce green house emissions!
What about Aluminum
95% less energy
95% fewer greenhouse gas emissions
, than manufacturing primary aluminum.
Recycling 1 ton of aluminum avoids the emission of about 9 tons of CO2 emissions
This is equivalent to taking
900,000 cars off the road for 12 months.
Lets play a
Human Blood Products
Human Body Fluids
Gloves used to handle containers of blood of body fluids
Paper towels (without visible blood/contaminated items
Any material used to handle blood indirectly
a lot of money
trying to dispose these items! Please
and reduce unnecessary costs to the hospital by disposing it correctly!
Animals that have been harmed by the
BDF-HOSPITAL IS GOING GREEN!
"Each one of us can be a difference. Together we make change. "